Howard Clery

 

Age: 77

 

Summary: co-founder of the watchdog group The Jeanne Clery Act who pushed for a landmark federal law requiring colleges and universities to disclose campus crime statistics after the rape and murder of his daughter Jeanne Clery by another student in her dorm room on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1986, which violators can be fined up to $27,5000 for each infraction or suspended from federal student financial aid programs, who helped to secure passage of more than 30 state and federal laws related to the disclosure of crime information and victims' rights.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: March 29, 1930

 

Died: January 1, 2008

 

Location: Palm City, Florida